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8th grade Science testing May 20 - 24th -----Annie Jr.  May 30th ------  8th grade Knott's permission slip and $ due by May 31st. ----- Yearbook signing June 10th ----- 8th grade class goes to Knott's June 11th ----- 8th grade breakfast June 12th ----- Promotion June 13th 9 AM ----- Congratulations to Zamboni's Teacher of the Year - Ms. Camiling (7th grade Math) ------ Congratulations to Zamboni's Classified Employee of the Year - Janet Palomares -----LAST WEEK TO PURCHASE YEARBOOKS on sale at break for an early bird price of  $30 - Order yours before they sell out!

Social Studies

6th Grade - Ancient World History

The 6th grade year is a study of ancient world history and geography. Students study the development of world civilizations in the Eastern Hemisphere, beginning with Early Humankind and the Neolithic Revolution through the development of the first major civilizations. All units include an examination of the impact of economics, politics, and social history on the developing world. The five themes of geography (location, movement, region, place, and human-environmental interaction) are woven into all the units, with an emphasis on how geography affected the development of these civilizations.

7th Grade - Medieval World History

The 7th grade year is a study of world history and geography during the medieval and early modern ears. Students study the development and changes of complex civilizations. They identify and explore the similarities and patterns of these civilizations. Emphasis is placed on the fact that many of the civilizations developed concurrently and impacted each other. All units include an examination of the impact of religion, economics, politics, and social history on the medieval and early modern eras. The five themes of geography (location, movement, region, place, and human-environmental interaction) are woven into all the units, with an emphasis on how geography affected the development of these civilizations.

8th Grade - U.S. History: Growth and Conflict

The 8th grade year is a study of the critical events, issues, and individuals in United States History until 1880. It begins with a selective review of the Age of Exploration, the colonial period and the American Revolution. The major focus of the year is the development of the Constitution, the impact of the Westward Movement, and the struggles of the Civil War and Reconstruction. All units include an examination of the impact of economics, politics, and social history on the development of the United States. The five themes of geography (location, movement, region, place, and human-environmental interaction) are woven into all the units, with an emphasis on how geography affected the development of the growing nation.